ESSENTIAL FILM NOIR VOLUME 3 (REGION FREE IMPORT - LIMITED EDITION) BLU-RAY [PRE-ORDER]

ESSENTIAL FILM NOIR VOLUME 3 (REGION FREE IMPORT - LIMITED EDITION) BLU-RAY [PRE-ORDER]

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LIMITED 4 DISC HARDBOX EDITION WITH UNIQUE ARTWORK ON THE FIRST 1000 COPIES!

Essential Film Noir Collection 3 includes four more acclaimed and much sought after classics including The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946), No Man Of Her Own (1950), The Turning Point (1952) & The Desperate Hours (1955).

Limited 4 Disc Hardbox edition with unique artwork on the first 1000 copies.

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) – Imprint Collection #148
In 1928, young heiress Martha Ivers fails to run off with friend Sam Masterson, and is involved in fatal events. Years later, Sam returns to find Martha the power behind Iverstown and married to “good boy” Walter O’Neil, now district attorney. At first, Sam is more interested in displaced blonde Toni Marachek than in his boyhood friends; but they draw him into a convoluted web of plotting and cross-purposes.

This Film Noir classic is superbly directed by Lewis Milestone with an outstanding performance by Kirk Douglas in his film debut.

FEATURES:
1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
NEW Audio commentary by noir expert and Film Noir Foundation board member Alan K. Rode
Barbara Stanwyck: Straight Down the Line – 50min documentary
Introduction with Kirk Douglas & Alan Rode
NEW Video Essay on Barbara Stanwyck by Kat Ellinger
NEW Video Interview on Barbara Stanwyck by Alan Rode
Theatrical Trailer
Original Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
Optional English subtitles

No Man Of Her Own (1950) – Imprint Collection #149
A woman is torn between a comfortable lie and the painful truth in this classic Film Noir. Screen legend Barbara Stanwyck assumes another woman’s identity after surviving a train accident in this haunting drama based on a Cornell Woolrich (under the pseudonym, William Irish) novel, I Married a Dead Man. Eventually her past catches up to her when her crooked ex-lover (Lyle Bettger) arrives in town, demanding money to keep her true identity a secret.

Beautifully photographed by legendary cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp (The Big Clock). Directed by Mitchell Leisen (Midnight).

Premiere Blu-ray release worldwide.

FEATURES:
1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
NEW Audio Commentary with Film Historian Drew Casper
No Man of Her Own – The Screen Directors Playhouse Radio Drama Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Lyle Bettgar
NEW Interview with writer, broadcaster and journalist Barry Forshaw
NEW Video Essay on Mitchell Leisen by Kat Ellinger
Theatrical Trailer
Original Aspect Ratio 1.33:1
Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
Optional English HOH subtitles

The Turning Point (1952) – Imprint Collection #150
Prosecutor John Conroy (Edmond O’Brien) is determined to bring down organized crime in his Midwestern town. He looks to his father, Matt (Tom Tully), a police officer, for help, but Matt refuses. John’s childhood friend Jerry McKibbon (William Holden), an investigative reporter, senses something fishy.

Premier Blu-ray release worldwide.

FEATURES:
1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
NEW Audio commentary by noir expert and Film Noir Foundation board member Alan K. Rode
NEW Interview with writer, broadcaster and journalist Barry Forshaw
Original Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
Optional English HOH subtitles

The Desperate Hours (1955) – Imprint Collection #151
Director William Wyler’s suspense classic marks the only time cinema giants Humphrey Bogart and Fredric March worked together. And the result is everything you’d expect: taut, terrifying and terrific. Bogart plays an escaped con who has nothing to lose. March is a suburban Everyman who has everything to lose, as his family is held hostage by Bogart. As the desperate hours tick by, the two men square off in a battle of wills and cunning that tightens into an unforgettable, fear-drenched finale.

Premiere Blu-ray release worldwide.

FEATURES:
1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
NEW Audio commentary with Film Historian Kevin Lyons
NEW Interview with writer, broadcaster and journalist Barry Forshaw
Theatrical Trailer
Original Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
Optional English HOH subtitles

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